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cbs5.com thanks for watching enjoy this sunshine and we will see you bright and early tomorrow morning hurricane igor slams into bermuda bringing fierce winds, rain and leaving thousands without power. so will it head to the east coast? we'll bring you the latest. >> politically incorrect. a video come back to haunt the new darling of the tea party. delaware senate candidate christine o'donnell. >> one of my first was on the satanic altar. >> we'll take you inside the bizarre showdown between d.c. and hollywood. >> home at last. after spending 13 months in a prison in iran, sarah shourd is back on u.s. soil and begging for the release of her two companions. >> bear attack. a washington man is mauled while
walking his dog as his wife steps in. >> oh, god, his head is all bashed in and he's dying. >> we'll talk with her how she helped save his life early this monday morning, september 20, 2010. >> good good morning from new york. good to be back with all of you. good to be back with you as well, harry. >> good morning. welcome back. baby pictures later. good morning. first lots of big news especially in terms of hurricane igor. bermuda just now waking up to the devastation, caused by the powerful storm. our dave price is here and he has the latest. dave. >> good morning, harry. igor is weakening as it continues to pound bermuda.
this is a huge storm but as it passed over the island it left a trail of destruction in its wake. people are just beginning to see it all. igor's eye passed just 40 miles to the west of bermuda. this monster storm was downgraded to a category one just before dawn on sunday but it still packed a punch. heavy rains and 80 miles per hour winds whipped trees and power lines knocking out electricity to almost 20,000 people on the island of only 68,000. the streets of hamilton, bermuda's capital, were under several inches of water and littered with tree branches and other debris. residents long used to tropical weather left the streets deserted. >> safety first. we go as we already know. >> bermuda has a strict building code. homes must have walls at least eight inches thick, able to withstand winds of 110 miles per hour.
for the most part it was the tourists who ventured out to witness the hurricane. >> i'm not scared at all. i think it's an awesome force of nature if you can experience it once in a lifetime, then that is something amazing. >> officials will be out in force today to assess the damage, so far there is no word of any serious injuries. now just keep in mind now the storm 135 miles north-northwest of bermuda, winds 75 miles per hour, a minimal category one but it's picked up speed and beginning to take a sharp turn. it's been raining there, by the time this is all said and done it will have been raining 36 hours straight. there's the storm, it's going to take a sharp turn now, kind of the result of the coriolis effect, picking up steep. but we still have lots of activity in the atlantic and still plenty to go in this hurricane season. we'll talk more about that coming up in a couple minutes. right now maggie, over to you. >> we'll see you then.
thank you. time for politics and tea party candidate christine o'donnell who surprised everyone which winning her primary in delaware. there is another surprise now as a video from her past comes back to haunt her. nancy has more from washington this morning. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. welcome back. o'donnell says she is a devout catholic but in the video describes her experimenting with witchcraft and the man who released the clips says there is a loot more where that came from. >> i dabbled into witchcraft, hung around people doing these things. >> the clip was released by bill maher who frequently invited o'donnell on his show back when she was an activist. >> one of my first date was a witch on a satanic altar. >> a date. >> yeah. we went to a movie, had a --
satanic altar. >> reporter: delaware's candidate was already dealing with the fallout from this 1996 documentary where she equated masturbation to adultery. >> lust in your heart is committing adultery. you can't masterbait without lust. he knows and he can please himself why am i in the picture. >> o'donnell canceled her appearances on cbs face the nation and fox news sunday. a at a campaign picnic she made light of her witchcraft experimentation. >> i was in high school. how many of you didn't hang out with questionable folks in high school. there has been no witchcraft since. >> sarah palin urged her toing nor the, quote, national media seeking your destruction. and instead use her time to connect with local voters whom
you'll be serving. >> thank you so much, iowa. >> reporter: palin was connecting with votersen iowa this weekend, speaking at the ronald reagan dinner fueling speculation she is laying the groundwork for a presidential run in 2012. >> time for renewalings restoration of honor and the time tested truths, and it may take some renegades "going rogue" to get us there. >> reporter: bill maher says he has many more clips of o'donnell and will release one a week until she come-ons his show. she says she had no regrets. she said bill wanted ratings, i gave him ratings. >> nancy, thank you. john dickerson joins us now from columbus, ohio. good morning. >> good morning, maggie. >> o'donnell's critics are really taking her to task over these old clips. how damaging do you think they will be? >> we're in a very weird place
in this senate race talking about issues we certainly wouldn't expecting, that's the problem. it's not just one of these clips, they are coming out one after another. and if nothing else it's a destraktion and it's a barrier between her and trying to tell voters what she believes and in delaware a blue state she's going to have to convince independent voters outside of the tea party group that has elected her so this is going to give them some questions about her. >> does she have to answer the questions or can she as she did make light of it? karl rove for one says that this raises serious questions about her character and she has to address these. >> reporter: well, she seemed to have kind of brushed this one off pretty well. that's the way these candidates have to. the problem is the tonnage of these clips and bill maher sees an opportunity to promote himself so his self-interest is aligned with essentially taking her down. so, she has to find a way to deal with what's going to be or seems to be kind of a daily set
of explosions of old videotape. >> she could deal what sarah palin has done, which was worked that is to play media victim. >> reporter: that's right. the victim card is one that sarah palin has played, rand paul has done the same thing. it's a bit of a time honored technique and works with your supporters who are apt to believe the things you say. if you are trying to get to voters in the middle or independents who you have to convince you have another set of ideas, they're not just going to take it at face value that you're a victim and rally to your side. and so, it might work a little but she has the job to convince voters she can be their senator. >> john, we talked to sarah palin in iowa, the road to the white house usually begins but she wasn't going the traditional route, going door to door and shaking voters' hands. you think she has time to work that if she wants to be a serious contender in the iowa caucuses? >> reporter: she has time.
sarah palin makes her own weather so she can do as she pleases for the moment in iowa and if she needs to kind of get an organization together quickly. but of course you can wait too late and candidates who tried to sort of have these new organizations in iowa, fred thompson tried this and it was a failure, you have to actually do it, she can delay doing it but she will in the end have to do that retail pain staking politics that works in iowa. >> she is a lot more popular than fred thompson at the time. we'll see. thanks so much. >> maggie, thanks. the american hiker held in iran for more than a year is back in the united states. sarah shord is pleading for the release of her friends. michelle miller joins us from the united nations with more. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the u.n. general assembly begins and iran yan president ahmadinejad is street address
the group on thursday t. mothers of the two hikers held in custody in his country say they asked to speak with him. after being held for nearly 14 months in iran, sarah shourd was back in the u.s. speaking sunday for the first time since her release. >> this is not the time to celebrate. my disappointment in not sharing this with shane and josh was crushing. and i stand before you today only one-third free. >> her fiance and friend are still held in tehran's prison t. three were detained in july 2009 and accused of being spies. after iran claimed they intentionally crossed into the country from iraq's kurdistan region. >> if we were near the iran/iraq border that was entirely unmarked. shane and josh do not deserve to be in prison one day longer than i was. we committed no crime.
and we are not spies. >> reporter: shourd was freed. >> i applaud the humanity that set sarah free and i cry encore, it's time for shane and josh to come home. >> reporter: the mothers of the two men detained say they are encouraged by shourd's release. >> i was thrill forward sarah, so happy, and i was heartbroken for cindy and myself. we want our sons home. >> reporter: the mothers requested a meeting with iranian president ahmadinejad while he's in new york attending the u.n. general assembly. he called the release a humanitarian gesture and wants the u.s. to do the same for eight he claims are in american custody. >> translator: the u.s. government should make humanitarian gesture to release the iranians who were illegally
arrested. >> reporter: now, ahmadinejad says that the release of josh fattal and shane bauer depend on whether they convince a court in iran that when they crossed over into iran which is still up for debate, they did so without ill intention. we should mention there was some concern about sarah shourd's health. she was checked by doctors and is said to be well. >> michelle miller at the u.n., thank you very much. >> time to get caught up on the headlines. erica hill is standing by. >> good morning. welcome back. harry, good morning to you. this morning the bp well at the center of the worst oil spill in u.s. history is now officially dead. tests confirming yesterday the plug has capped that well. in the five months since the explosion 206 million gallons of oil spewed from the well into the gulf of mexico. bp has paid out $9.5 billion in cleanup costs, $20 billion set aside for victim compensation. in utah a wild fire forced
evacuation of 1400 homes. the fire southwest of salt lake city burned 300 acres, at least two homes have been destroyed. the blaze started yesterday when brush caught fire during a national guard training session. >> in india 21 people died when two trains collided. that accident caused by a freight train on the wrong track that went through a stop signal, slamming into a passenger train. fears of a mass suicide put to rest last night in california. after 13 members of a religious sect were discovered praying in a park. terry has the story. >> reporter: it was an all-out search for five adults and eight children, one as young as 3, were reported missing by relatives saturday. >> we have helicopters up, search and rescue. >> reporter: deputies combing the area trying to locate them. rena was leading the group.
which authorities describe as cult-like. there were concerns they may have been on a suicide mission. >> in essence, they indicated there may be a journey to the next life. there was references perhaps to jesus, perhaps to we want to visit our deceased relatives. >> reporter: on saturday relatives went to authorities complained that she had brain washed their loved ones. concerns about a mass suicide pact evaporated as there was good news. >> ladies and gentlemen, we just found them. they were discovered alive and well in this palmdale park. they said they were praying. >> we're okay. can you see. i'm okay. my son, the dogs, everybody's okay. i don't want to interrupt me. >> reporter: the leader was sent for psychological evaluation and police breathed a long sigh of relief. cbs news, los angeles.
in the skies a rare close encounter. jupiter may look brighter. that's because it's making its closest approach to earth in nearly 50 years. the planet will pass a mere 368 million miles from our planet. the next time it will be this close, 2022. a freak accident sent chicago cubs outfielder to the hospital on sunday. he was running for third when sharp piece of a broken bat hit him making a small hole in his chest. there you see him grabbing at it. inches from his heart. he was able to score before being rushed to the hospital. he is in stable condition. which is good news. we're talking about hazards on the job. dave price has a few things about that. >> hazardous conditions for you. >> that's why i keep my distance from the monitor. thank you very much. let's look and see what's happening on the weather wall right now.
temperatures slightly warmer lower 80s. 70s around the bay and mid-60s for the coast mix of sun and cloud. cooling down tuesday and wednesday. we are warming back up thursday through sunday. >> autumn. wednesday. 11:09 p.m. my house. big party. >> we'll be there. >> coming up, there has been another bear attack. we'll have an exclusive interview with the victim's wife. that 911, you'll hear it and hear from her. >> also lindsay lohan in trouble again. the mean girl tweeted that she failed a drug test. will a judge send her to jail. >> troublinging news about sex ed. jennifer ashton will explain why one third of teens know little about birth control. explain why one-third of teens no very little about birth control. this is "the early show" on cbs. ♪
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lots of fine folks on the plaza on a monday morning. they are happy you are back. >> ohhh. >> as are we all. welcome back to "the early show." coming up after yrs of decline the teen birth rate rose from 2005 to 2007. there could be a reason. it's interesting. turns out most u.s. teens have been taught sex ed, but about a third of them did not learn about birth control. our jennifer ashton will have advice for parents on what they need to do make sure their kids learn about the birds and bees. >> also ahead looks like rehab didn't work for lindsay lohan. she admits, tweeted over the weekend she failed a drug test and has a disease. she's been scrambling to attend aa meetings in los angeles but
it may not be enough to keep her out of jail. we'll talk about that ahead this morning. a city councilmen from bellevue, washington, the latest victim of a bear attack in a summer that has had many more encounters it seems than usual. we'll speak exclusively to the victim's wife in just a moment. but first, here's their story. >> john: khan chelminiak was taking his dogs for a walk near his vacation home, caught in a life-and-death struggle with a bear. >> there's a bear up here. please help me. >> reporter: after hearing her husband shouting for help being mauled, his ex-wife, lynn, made this call to 911. >> i'm dying. he said he's dying. honey, just a minute. >> during the encounter believed the first in 20 years, he suffered puncture wounds to his head and face. >> oh, god, his head is all bashed up.
>> where is the bear now. >> i think he's gone. >> the bear was found and killed several hours after the attack by washington fish and wildlife agents. chelminiak was air-lifted to a seattle hospital where he is in stable condition and recovering from his injuries. >> oh, here they come. oh, good. mime so scared. >> and joining us exclusively from seattle, john chelminiak's wife, lynn semler. good morning. >> good morning. >> how is your husband doing? >> he's -- he's in stable condition. i checked with them this morning and all good. >> oh, good. he was on a -- intu baited, what, yesterday? they took the tube out and his pro notices is quite good now, right? >> yes, he's -- he continues to be in stable condition. >> all right. >> it's amazing. >> i want to go back and just start at square one. you have this little place at lake wenatchee, looks like one
of the most beautiful places in the world. very routine. he takes the dogs out, something he would normally do. when do you realize something has gone terribly wrong? >> he had been out for about 10, 15 minutes. i heard a cry. it's actually a yell from the house. i heard somebody -- sounded like somebody was calling a dog. and i went out on the deck, determined it was john, and i heard him saying 911. my daughter picked up the cell. i told her to pick up the cell, call 911. and she handed it to me. i went outside. i opened the garage door. and there i saw an animal, black. i thought it was a large dog. i took a couple strides and determined, nope, that was a bear. and john was yelling, bear! bear! i made that, you know, quick
discovery. >> right. >> and yelled at my daughter to stay inside. >> and what kind of shape was your husband in when you saw him? >> you know, i -- i could see that he was hurt. he was laying on the driveway. rolling a little bit. i told him to not move. >> right. >> keep breathing. try to stay calm. >> was there anything you could do to sort of -- you did try to scare the bear or fend him off in some way? >> no. no. in fact, when i opened the door at the top of the driveway at the house, the bear ran off. and i must have startled it. when i was down at the bottom of the road, i had my flashlight and was looking for the bear. and i did spot it. it was about 120 feet away. >> wow. >> and it was pacing back and forth. >> now, had anything even close to this ever happened before? >> no. no. never. >> wow.
so, you call 911. how long was it, then, by the time rescue folks got up there? >> it seemed to take forever. but, it wasn't, i'm sure. i would say maybe 10 minutes. i'm not quite sure on that. >> yeah. yeah. and in the meantime, though, your husband gets in the hospital. we understand he's doing all right. and his pro notices is good. in retrospect, did you feel like did we do something wrong or did the wildlife people say why they thought the bear acted in the manner that it did? >> no. and, you know, i did kind of double-cross myself thinking, you know, what could i have done differently and, honestly, i think it was just so important for me to stay down there with john, monitor the bear and, you
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lindsay lohan. over the weekend she scrambled to get to aa meetings after friday tweeting she failed two court-ordered drug and alcohol tests saying, quote, regrettably, i did, in fact, fail my most recent drug test and if i am asked, i am ready to appear before judge fox next week as a result. just last week she made fun of her problems on mtv's video music awards but now is getting serious because she is facing more time in jail. or at the very least, her attempts at a professional comeback may have just suffered a major setback. joining us to talk more about this, celebrity journalist michael luidis, editor and co-founder of gossip.com. good morning. >> good morning. >> i know you e-mailed lindsay a couple hours before she treated she had a problem. you asked is this true what i hear about failing a drug test. she said no but came clean. why do you think she is fessing up. >> i think she realizes time to stop lying to the public and to herself. she has a problem and needs to
deal with it. >> she called it as much. she said substance disease is, unfortunately, not something that happens overnight. that's a big turnaround for her. >> it is. >> she never admitted it before. >> if you look at the verb yaj, she starts saying things i'm going to take full responsibility, time for me to be prepared and handle the consequences of this and also said she was a work in progress, terms she never used before. >> never. >> she would always say i don't have a problem. what's everyone's else's problem? >> not denying it anymore, at least seemingly working hard at it going to back-to-back aa meetings this weekend. do you think that is real or just trying to impress the judge? >> i think that's real. i think this is the first time ever -- you know, she went to rehab for 23 days, she was supposed to be there for 90 days and supposed to be in jail 90 days and only there 13 days, so she got off easy. she now realizes i have a problem. i need to deal with this now otherwise will be sent away for a long period of time. >> you think her getting off easy, lighter sentences may have
contributed to the downfall? >> it probably did contribute to the downfall because there were really no consequences at all to what she did. now she realizes there are tremendous consequences, she's supposed to start a movie in november and if she's behind bars, that's not going to happen. >> but do you think long-term professionally this will affect her? >> you know, hollywood is a very forgiving think. >> think of robert downey, jr., right. >> exactly and she has tremendous talent. if she didn't she would another actress with a problem and no one would care. but everyone realizes she's very talented. let her fix her life and clean herself up and give her a second chance. >> we hope. we shoep she does. another hollywood starlet we know is not going to prich after her drug arrest, paris hilton. >> she will plead guilty to two misdemeanors, one for drug possession the other obstructing an officer. she was loogd at a felony possession, a minimum of a year in prison to a maximum of four. she did the right thing, she fessed up to it, a year of probation, 200 hours of
community service, will pay a nominal fine and will have to go through a drug abuse program. >> we'll see if that is enough for her. thanks so much. >> my pleasure. >> nice to have you here. coming up talking to your teens about a touchy subject, birth control we'll help you go a bit further than the birds and bees conversation when we return. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. stains, down to a science. e've got new wisk, with our breakthrough stain spectrum technology targets all the major stain groups like proteins, carbohydrates and oils. its enzymes and cleaning agents tackle a full range of stains. you'll never look at stains the same way again. for a more powerful clean, try new wisk. fight stains with science. no pain medicine is proven to last longer than advil. not tylenol. not aleve. nothing lasts longer than advil. pain relief that lasts. one more reason to make advil your #1 choice.
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learning about birth control, what is your reaction? >> not surprising, because there is no standardization across the board as to how we teach sex ed or reproductive health, if you will, to our teenagers. people who teach the class may not be formally trained. in fact, across the board, only about 18% of sex ed teachers have had formal training in the subject. some of them may not want to teach the subject, harry. >> right. >> gym teepers, driver's ed teachers may be told this is what you are teaching. they might not want to teach it. >> almost a throw-away thing in a lot of schools. >> it can be. of course, the teacher will bring his or her own values into what they're teaching. >> right. >> this is a difficult topic even for parents, for doctors so it's no surprise the people teaching it may bring their own -- >> -- a third of these kids not having any sort of understanding or no formal training about birth control, what does that mean to you? how does that resonate with you? >> i think in terms of the
subject matter we are putting this into a social context instead of a medical one. we have to remember data clearly shows if you give teenagers all the information, they are, in fact, less likely to engage in sex or premature reproductive behavior than if they're only taught selectively about things like abstinence. if they are not taught about birth control, they are more likely to get into trouble. >> let's talk about things parents should know. if you know that, what you just said about how it is being taught, it reallit ends up you need to be able to talk about it at home, what are things parents need to -- >> you bring up such an important point, harry. this is really something should be a group effort, parents, health professionals and teachers should all be involved educating our teens. you need to be prepared. understand as a parent your teen may come to you with a question when you least expect it, maybe driving them in a car somewhere or preparing a meal. be ready with what you want to say. the other thing is very
important be honest and direct with your answers. if you don't know the answer to something, don't be afraid to say "i don't know." the other thing is share your expectations and values. you need to say as a parent to your child we expect that you do not have sex until "x" amount of age and clearly open up more discussion. >> dr. jennifer ash shon, as always, thanks. >> you're welcome. >> all right. we're going to take a break. we'll be back right after this. [ female announcer ] it's not always easy to get the calcium we need from our diet. caltrate delivers 1200 mg of calcium plus vitamin d to help reduce your risk of osteoporosis. it's never too late for caltrate. and now big news -- the same caltrate comes in a new, smaller, easy to swallow pill.
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a carpool lane in the east bay >> time for news headlines from cbs 5. a car pool lane in east bay is open to paying customers driving alone. it opened southbound interstate 680 between pleasonton and milpitas. people with fast track can use it for a fee. grief counsellors will be at novato high school this morning to help students cope with a car crash that killed a 16-year-old boy. he was a passenger in a bmw that slammed into a semi truck friday. police say the teen driver was drinking and speeding when he lost control. san jose's police union says the city is putting public safety at risk eliminating a unit dedicated to suppressing gang activity the mayor and other officials says the necessary because of budget problems they say the police can still fight gangs just not
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elsewhere, westbound highway 4, westbound 80, well before highway 4 down the east shore flee way as you approach -- freeway as you approach the the bay bridge. into the maze, 4 minutes from the car key thats bridge to the maze. hi tracy. >> hi gianna. forecast this morning plenty of clouds as we lookout toward the bay bridge. cloudy skies through the morning don't worry for the afternoon plenty of sunshine expected. end land slightly warmer temperatures highs lower 80s. 70s around the bay clouds for the coastline highs mid-60s. tuesday and wednesday more clouds expected temperatures rebounding thursday and friday and take a look at the weekend. i know a little far away to talk about the weekend but temperatures in the 90s inland and lower 70s for the coast
[ playing theme from "hawaii five-o" ] good morning. welcome back to "the early show" at:00. i'm maggie rodriguez here with harry smith and erica hill. you want to do the dance right now, harry smith. bring it on. >> dave. dave is all over it. look at him. there it is, moon doggy. >> all right. >> we sent our dave price to the mean streets of waikiki to speak with the cast of the new "hawaii five-0" debuting tonight right here on cbs. >> and remember the conversation
with mike vick, the horrible story of the dogs. he ends up going to prison. whatever happened to those animals? as you know, he went to jail. some of the dogs are getting a second chance. you're going to meet one in a moment that's gone through a remarkable transformation. this dog was so abused, beat up and mean and believed to be unretrainable, and you're going to see him in this hour and you're just going to say, i never would have guessed. >> wonderful. also ahead this morning a new stud they says more and more teenagers are turning to surgery to treat obesity. our dr. jennifer ashton will be back with us this morning to bring us the pros and the cons. >> but first, erica hill is at the newsdesk with a check of the headlines. good morning. >> good morning. good to see you here in new york as well, julie. the latest headlines at this hour. firefighters in utah trying to prevent a wildfire from sdroining more homes. more than 1,400 homes now evacuated happening southwest of salt lake city.
the blaze now burned 300 acres, at least two homes already destroyed. 100 more are threatened at this hour. the wildfire began yesterday at firing range during a national guard training session. the hurricane igor is battering the island, maximum sustained winds 75 miles an hour. a live picture from bermuda. nearly 20,000 customers lost power. igor is now headed northeast. it is expected to whip up dangerous swells and rip tides along the east coast. and a typhoon making landfall in eastern china. the storm tore across taiwan flooding parts of the island with more than three feet of water. in croatia a close call on a flooded river over the weekend. a helicopter bringing a man to save him. the man didn't want to leave his boat. the boat started to sink. both men pulled to safety at the
last moment. that's scary. north of los angeles, 13 members of a religious sect appear dead in a massive suicide attempt found alive. the five adults and eight children reported missing saturday. relatives found notes indicating a journey to the next life or perhaps visiting dead relatives. the group was discovered praying in a pork near palmdale. >> did you see me? i'm okay. my son, the dogs, everybody's okay. >> and you did this because -- >> i don't want to interrupt me when i'm doing my -- >> police say the leader of the group was being sent for psychological evaluation. starting this morning, tardiness will cost salt lake city sunts. the price being late for class, $5, or choose instead a 30-minute detention after school. the latest victim of bedbugs. over the weekend nike closing its popular niketown store here in new york city because of infiltration of the pests. the company says all proper
steps are being taken to get rid of the bedbugs and, of course, it hopes to reopen soon. here's katie couric with a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news." good morning. steve hartman's mission to prove everybody in the world has a story, lands him in argentina introducing you to a boy who ran away from home just to the stay in school. so that and more tonight only on the "cbs evening news." now back to "the early show." and we want to check in now with dave price with another check of the weather. dave, the weather's nice here in new york city. not exactly like it was for you in waikiki? >> not at nice as in waikiki. no way, no how. in just a little while we'll take you there and i'm going to give away this nice "hawaii
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for only 37 bucks. welcome back to "the early show" this monday. many obese adults have had surgery for years but a new study says it is also becoming popular with overweight teenagers but is that a good idea. here with details our own dr. jennifer ashton. good morning. >> good morning. >> a study came out in a reputable pediatrics journal. what did it find? >> they were really looking at trends, maggie, who exactly was having obesity surgery in an adolescent population and looked at the state of california and two-year period from 2005 to 2007, found there were 590 teenagers who underwent obesity surgery and this is in the age 13 to 20-year-old age group. >> and in those 5790 adolescent surgeries, did they break them down further? >> what was interesting, they found ethnic differences.
they found gender differences. for example in this population, they found 28% of those who had surgery were white teenagers. however, 65% of them underwent surgery. this is a little bit counterintuitive because 28% represented the overweight teenagers, but 65% of them actually had surgery. so, in among white teenagers, more are having obesity surgery than are obese. >> exactly. i understand that. either way, when i heard about this, it's very alarming because it is such a drastic thing for a young person to do. >> it is. we know in the adult population, maggie, obesity surgery is the gold standard for pearlnant weight loss with more and more teens and children being obese and overweight, we are starting to see the treatment for that kind of go over to that age group. now, again, when you talk about something drastic, you have to weigh risks versus benefits. the benefits of this in the teen-aged population is that we will hopefully be able to
prevent the diabetes, the high blood pressure, the high cholesterol that we're starting to see in teenagers who are already obese. why weight until they are 20 or 30 to start treating that when some people say you should start treating it when they have the disorder. however, you always have to talk about risks. you and i talk about that all the time. >> are there greater risks for surgery as a teenager versus an adult. >> no, this study did not find any higher complication rate amongst teenagers or children. they still saw the same complications they see in adults, which could include anything from bleeding to infection. depending on whether or not they had the lap band or gas tick bypass, those sites can leak and cause infection. they have the same immediate post-operative complications, lung problems. they could see kidney failure in the hospital, all of these were not seen in a higher rate in the children or teenagers than we see in adults. but again, we're seeing more and more of this. we also should note, maggie, the lap band, which is very popular
is not fda approved yet for use in children. the company that makes the lap band is starting to apply for that. >> it hasn't been around that long so i guess they don't know how it will affect them. >> no, about a decade. we'll look at long-term how do these people do 10, 20, 30 years after the procedure. that's going to be very important. >> all right dr. jennifer ashton, thank you so much. >> you're welcome. >> up next this morning, guns and gorgeous scenery, the legendary series "hawaii five-oh" debuts on cbs tonight. dave has a look. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. introducing quattron quadpixel technology, it adds a fourth color, yellow, to the standard rgb color system, creating a vast array of colors you can't see with your tv's 3 color technology. but, you can see this... wow! oh my.
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>> interviewing that ugly cast. i mean there, is not a good looking person on that show. >> i can't do this anymore. i'm not even familiar with whatever this "hawaii five-o" show s. you're right. we did go to hawaii. we have a remarkable program, so fun. based on the original series, which was mega popular, filmed in the same location but it is totally different for 2010. the island also of hawaii are a paradise of sunshine, luaus sand and surf, a classic vacation spot, also the backdrop for the cbs crime drama "hawaii five-o." the series aired from 1968 all the way to 1980. >> we can expect more of the same. >> 30 years later it is back. some of hollywood's hottest actors are breathing new life to the series. he stars at lead detective steve mcgarrett, made famous by the
legendary jack lord. >> jack lord was such an overpowering character. do you feel a little bit of that presence, eve pressure, when you think of the second coming of "hawaii five-o"? >> well, there's statues of the guyss on the island. if i look at them long enough, i do. i can't, really. i mean, it's a new show. it's a reboot of an old show but a new show. >> known as a criminal in the "oceans" films, i take as turn on the right side of the law as detective danny williams. >> what do you want me to do with this one? >> book 'em danno. >> i read it and immediately had a sense for it and that's what made me want to do it. i just sort of fell in and figured out who i was, you know, and it just kind of happened. >> the most dramatic casting change in the new "hawaii five-o" belongs to kono, actress grace park completely re-created this goal.
>> just finishing the academy. >> but in the first episode, i think you establish that you will not be messed with. >> she's scrappy, strong, she's growing up. she might make mistakes or two but pulls herself out. >> relying heavily on her cousin chin ho, played bier daniel day kim. no stranger to the islands, he moved here in 2003 for the series "lost" and understands how important this show is for the hawaiian people. >> well, "hawaii five-o" i think is pretty big stuff here an iconic show and i feel we're carrying an torch. >> since the start of the series, there's always been that mistakable theme and it wouldn't be "five-o" without it. >> it begins and ends with the theme, as far as i'm concerned. once i hear humming, singing or whistling that song it's in my head for hours. one of those oh, you did it.
(humming). >> the cast and crew work long days shooting on location around oahu but realize the chance to work in paradise is an amazing perk. how do you do it? how do you work in these conditions. >> oh, don't set me up like that. >> i mean, really. >> the thing is, hmm, we're at the beach today, we're on waikiki beach, a beautiful sunny day. it's a great place. >> on the beach. >> you are looking for another member on the force? >> ha-ha. i think -- your resume down there. you've got the aloha shirt. >> i'm dressed the part. viewers will determine if "five-o 2.0" is a hit but alex believe they have all it takes. >> -- >> here's the deal. there is plenty of old "hawaii five-o" for those who really loved that show. >> right. >> and plenty of explosions and
drama and action and sexiness for those who have never seen that show before. >> harry, remember when you were watching the pilot, you said it looked like a major motion picture. i mean, they spent money on this show. >> it is a really good looking show. >> and i'm so glad they kept it in hawaii. you couldn't do this show justice otherwise. that's what made the first show what it was. >> how excited are the people of waikiki and, well, the whole island. >> well, remember what this means, you know, first of all it's island and state pride. they declared -- the governor declared the month "hawaii five-o" months. they had the premiere on waikiki beach, over 10,000 people came. economically what it means is incredible. this is one large post card for the state of hawaii every week and it is so beautiful even if you don't like crime dramas, you will want to turn in to see the scenery. >> escape for a minute like a vacation. economically it is so important because th-- when it goes away, seeing it in new york city with
"law & order" so important to replace that on the island to replas the dollars. >> daniel day kim in his own career decisions specifically went to this show because it would be great and number two wanted to stay in hawaii with his wife and kids. he actually opened a restaurant there, a burger restaurant in waikiki. he wants to call hawaii home. >> maybe we'll send the kids to president obama's high school. >> ahh, who knows. >> -- just seeing the pictures really makes you go back. >> you can go back, every monday. >> exactly. >> "the early show" needs a field trip there. >> i think we do. >> don't forget "hawaii five-o" debuts tonight at 10:00 right here on cbs, exactly 42 years to the day that the original pilot aired. >> like we planned it. >> i know. >> still ahead, they were rescued from a dog-fighting ring rung by michael vick and marked for death but wait until you see what's become of the pit bulls
the bay area's first "express lane" is now open for business... solo drivers on inte the bay area's first express lane open for business. solo drivers interstate 680 southbound can pay to take the car pool lane. you need a fast track depending on traffic it can cost 30-cents to $6. san jose police say the city is endangering public safety getting rid of the gang and violent crime unit the mayor says cuts are necessary because of budget problems police can still fight gangs just not with a separate unit. grief counsellors on hand at novato high school to help students cope with a car crash that killed a 16-year-old boy, he was a passenger in a bmw that slammed into a semi truck friday. the driver was drinking and speeding when he lost control. we have your morning commute and weather forecast coming right up after the break
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good morning from the traffic center. new reports of an accident. at willow. blocking the left lane. traffic slow any way in that area. 101 just sluggish as you work your way southbound past 92 all the way into the southbound. northbound 92 as you make your way to sfo. plots of brakes south 680, well before 580 down to 84 where the new express lanes are opened up
see 580 just crawling along. a live look at 580 and traffic just stop and go through there. give yourself extra time. bay bridge slow and go backed up to the maze. let's check weather tracy. our weather this morning, quite a bit of clouds out there. looking out toward trans america building, clouds on one half of your screen blue skies on the other. i will take the blue skies. conditions include a little bit of both. coastline, a few clouds, mid- 60s. plenty of sunshine around the bay, daytime high around the bay, lower 70s and 80s inland. cooling down tuesday and wednesday more clouds expected the cool down does not last long fall arrives wednesday night and the first weekend of fall, 90s expected inland
people psyched up about the return of "hawaii five-o" tonight on cbs. welcome back to "the early show," everybody. coming up we started to tell this story before about nfl star michael vik, back playing football in the nfl now. made headlines, of course, for all the wrong reasons convicted of running a dog-fighting ring. now we have a different comeback story about the pit bulls found on his property. you'll meet some of those dogs, a lot of people said those dogs were not rehabilitatable ishlsts look at his scars. >> absolutely not. this is one of the dogs, as sweet as pie, now a therapy dog. >> i love this. >> can you imagine. >> the face, his eyes. >> also this half hour does your child have a phobia about going to school? and you think he or she may just
be playing at being sick, not really sick. >> sure. >> well, actually, there is a disorder called school refusal and we'll help parents recognize it and deal with it. >> it's got a scientific nameing like didtisacnephobia but say you should treat it. >> not like ferris buehller with the thermometer. >> no the, the real sgloong also ahead you probably know you shouldn't buy a used mattress or bathing suit for obvious reasons even though you can find them online for sale but what items like this? we're going to show you where you can save some money and when you should go for the brand new merchandise. >> first, we want to get you to dave price with a final check of the weather this monday morning. mr. price? >> i wish to be honest with you, i wish i had known about the used bathing suit thing before. >> before your honeymoon? [ laughter ]
>> yeah. that was a good one. that was a good line. all right let's go to the maps. nice to see you, happy birthday, megan! >> thank you. >> 15 years old today and the entire city of pearl river is out. if you don't stop hitting me with that sign, i'm standing here and she claims it's the wind and it's hitting me and hitting me. how old are you? >> 15. >> you're grounded. let's take a check of the weather and see what is happening across the country, shall we? let's bring up the mans. so beautiful in the northeast and that the way it will remain a nice southerly breez
weather picture. harry? >> thanks very much. michael vick made quite the comeback sunday in first appearance as starting quarterback for the philadelphia eagles leading the team to victory and scoring two touchdown passes. he, of course, was jailed for running a dog-fighting ring. you are about to hear about another amazing comeback, of the animals rescued from his property. our correspondents dr. debbie turner bell, our residents veterinarian has the story. good morning. >> good morning. when dogs are confiscated, the standard operating procedure has been to put them down, they were too scarred or aggressive to be trusted. but the pit bulls rescued from his farm were given a second chance, with incredible results. it was a crime that shocked the nation. in april 2007, investigators uncovered an illegal dog-fighting operation on the virginia farm of nfl superstar quarterback michael vick. >> and i have to pate
consequences for it. >> reporter: he pleaded guilty to animal cruelty and served 19 months in a federal prison and became a lightning rod for critics. but few paid attention to the 51 pit bulls taken from vick's farm. their fate seemed sealed. >> we had been told these were the most dangerous aggressive dogs in america. >> but donna reynolds, who specializes in rescuing and rehabilitating pit bulls was on a panel of animal experts that found that the dogs were not aggressive towards people. the panel believed these dogs should get a chance to live. >> once we met the dogs, we knew that we had a lot of work to do because so many were shut down around people, scared to death. >> reporter: this is uba. in 2007, headlines branded him menacing. and this is uba today. >> he can wave. wave. there you go! >> reporter: meet frodo. >> your buddies. >> reporter: and johnny. >> what's this? >> when the 51 dogs were first evaluated, hopes for
rehabilitation were guarded, at best. >> the experts going in, like i said, went in hoping to get maybe 10% or, you know, four or five dogs. >> reporter: of the 51 dogs recovered, amazingly, 47 were given reprieves says journalist jim grant, whose new book "the lost dogs" tells their story. >> they were facing down, you know, death at several turns and somehow against very long odds overcame it every time. it's a long shot for them to be there. >> are you surprised these dogs have done so well. >> i'm surprised that so many of them have done so well. it's a great story of redemption, without a doubt. >> reporter: donna's organization bad rap received ten of the michael vik dogs. but for many of them, everyday life remains a struggle. frodo still fights his fears. >> makes a large growling noise. you know, that's scary for a dog like him. >> reporter: but each day brings progress. >> i've never seen a dog like this in my life try so hard to be brave.
>> reporter: uba only recently has overcome his fears. letting me touch his ears, his head, his muzzle two years ago, he wouldn't let people even get close. >> he is a normal dog and has been a normal dog. he just had an abnormal beginning to his life. >> then there's johnny, the dog formerly known as johnny rotten, now he's johnny justice and he's as sweet as they come. >> when johnny is in the presence of kids, it's like a little switch turns on. >> reporter: so, how far has johnny come? this far. >> the little dog popped out into the night. >> reporter: after rigorous training, johnny earned the right to become a therapy dog, helping kids cope with shyness, a companion they can read to and get close to. no one here even knew johnny's background as a michael vick pit bull. and that's the point. what does he teach us? >> forgiveness. it's absolutely heart-warming to see that good won over
ignorance. >> reporter: isn't it though? of the 47 rescued from the bad news kennels, 21 ended up at the best friends animal sanctuary, the largest no-kill sanctuary in the country and most will spend their lives there. the rest either found foster homes or forever home and they are wonderful pets, harry. >> wow. wow. no one would have predicted this when this whole thing happened. >> never, not in a million years. >> one of the dogs is a dog named hector, who is along with us and as is his owner, andrew yorry. good morning. >> good morning. >> what a good looking dog. >> look at him, how waum and wonderful he is. >> do us a favor lift the dog's head a bit so you can see what old hector went tluf. >> right here on his chest and down his legs, you see the scars from the fighting. he was either abate dog or actual fighting dog. but andrew has a wonderful thing to say about these scars.
>> what is it like to have this dog? >> um, it's actually just like having any other dog, you know, he's my duddy. he's my pet, and we enjoy spending the day together and just experiencing new things. and like she said, you know, these scars are all external. he doesn't have any internal scars. >> isn't that something? and, as one of the dogs in the piece, this dog is a therapy dog. you and i both know the thresholds these dogs have to be able to go over. >> yes. >> in order to be registered as therapy dogs. it's unimaginable to me how afraid, how scarred this dog must have been when he was in that fighting ring. >> the real truth, two things, first of all therapy dogs have to meet a very high standard. that says a lot about these dogs as individuals and about the breed, not all pit bulls are menacing monsters. the second thing, though, many of these dogs rescued from bad news weren't aggressive or would not have been saved. they dealt with issues of fear and lack of socialization.
that's where the big burden was, to get them socialized, help them deal with their fears and some of them are still dealing with those fears. >> at the end of the day, you see the patch right there, ask to pet me. doesn't matter what kind of dog it is. >> that's right. >> make sure you ask the owner. >> you want to ask permission, don't look them in the eye. >> andrew, thank you very much. hect hector, good job, buddy. good job. thank you very, very much. >> my pleasure. >> an excerpt of "the lost dogs" go to our website. julie? >> thanks, harry. we have probably all seen it or even done it, playing sick to stay home from school. but what if school is actually making your kids sick? "early show contributoror a child and a adolescent psychologist here to tell us about the anxiety disorder known as school refusal. good morning. >> good morning. >> what is it exactly. >> the experience your kids have they just can't get to school. they may seem physically ill but
just panic at the thought of leaving home to get to school. they just are so anxious, they can't make it happen. >> are this symptoms? >> there are definitely symptoms. it starts out with a lot of the physical symptoms you would think in adult anxiety, might complain of headaches, stomachaches, might really get a little faint at different times. they might get really nauseous or be exhausted often because they are not sleeping well at night so, tired they can't get to school in the morning. >> what causes this? >> there is a lot of things we have to consider. some of it is basic performance anxiety. kids want to do well in school, they want to impress their teacher, impress their parents. they may really be afraid they are not going to suck see, maybe were out for a few days and can't catch up. they are afraid they aren't going to be able to do it. that's one thing. we also want to think about separation anxiety a. kindergartner may have a hard ti time leaving mom and dad and be afraid of what's going to happen when not there. some of that impacts their ability to go to school. we also think about bullying,
which will prevent kids from going, if they are atrade they will be picked on, beat up, have a fight, why do you want to be in school that day? i'm staying away. lastly any family tropical storm marks divorce, a move, death of a pet, anything that's major might really impact their ability to leave the home successfully and go to school. >> how do you figure out, as a parent, if your child really has this or if the child is just going through what every kid goes through? >> it is so hard because so often kids get sick and we have to be able to determine what's what. say they are starting to panic and really can't do it and you say, okay, you can stay home today, there's going to be an immediate sense of relief in that moment. oftentimes if you can get them to school they will calm down, also, almost anticipatory they have the conflict. or relief, wait a second, there is something else we have to investigate. >> say you know 100% your child has this. >> right. >> how do you deal with it, is there treatment, how do you cope as a family? >> absolutely there's things to do. the first thing you want to do is get down to the root of the matter and ask a lot of
questions. what's happening at school? how come things aren't so easy at school? open-ended questions to pull information, not yes or no when pigeon hole them. talk to the school and find out if anything is happening at school and tell them they are having a hard time getting there and what can they do to work with you to get them to school. you what unto think about how to gradually reintroduce them. maybe they can't get there the whole day but can be there at 10:00. the next day maybe they oop they get in at 9:00 and slowly gradually build it up. lastly, teach them how to do relaxation techniques when they get anxious, we have learned breathing techniques can really slow us down, refocus us, we can change how we think. you want to find some books or professionals that can help you deal with that with your kids. >> how common is this disorder? >> it's very common. you know, they say anywhere between two to five percent of kids suffer from this kind of disorder, anxiety disorders the largest mental health disorder
across ages but two to five% of kids actually suffer from this. >> last question, does it typically hit like junior high school kids or grammar school kids? >> generally starts in middle school then again at middle school but also does happen in high school. if it starts to happen later, there might be other things happening, depression, other anxiety problems so you might want to investigate that more. >> dr. jennifer hartstein, thank you. >> thank you. >> from cars to computers, so much more you often had a choice to buy it new or used. our business and economics correspondents rebecca jarvis is here this morning to tell us which pre-owned items you should purchase and which ones are best right out of the box. good morning, rebecca. >> good morning, maggie. >> start with the used things, no-brainers to buy used, books and cds and movies. >> so much turnover of these in the home, you read a book and put it on the shelf and never think of it again. a lot of people are making a business out of that selling them used. you can get on all of these things about a 75% discount just by buying them used. >> you know, even if you buy a
cd and it has a scratch i know a trick you can use toothpaste. >> a good point. when you buy things used sometimes they come out and are not perfect but ways to fix it like you said with the cd and the dvd works same way. >> i love going to a flea market or estate sale. >> part of the fun finding something used especially when it comes to home accents, a lot of time it will be a much lower price and also you have the fun of the hunt. on top of that these types of items, they sit in the home and don't get a lot of wear and tear oftentimes, so you are really finding something basically, for all practical purposes is new but getting at a used price. >> you can see right when you buy it what you are getting. >> that's right. you can make the negotiation, too, if you are at the flea market or what have you can negotiate the price down a bit. >> also part of the fun. >> exactly. >> sporting goods, a lot of people want their sporting goods not just these items but others to be working perfectly. why should you buy them used.
>> it is important to make sure the item itself is working perfectly but the used prices are such significant discounts. you see smaller ticket items from balls to bats to tennis racquets but in bigger-ticket purchases like the home equipment from a treadmill to the skis to the golf equipment, oftentimes, you can find practically brand new stuff that just sat in someone's closet a long time. you go out and make the purchase and think you will use the golf set, you don't use it. as a purchaser, you can make use of that. my sister did this, she went on craigslist and got golf clubs originally $700 got them for $100 on craigslist. >> huge. >> at lof the equipment stores in the field will sell this at a big discount. >> i assume a few months after january, a new year's resolution to use a treadmill wears off. >> the perfect time of year to get it. >> other things that might surprise people. >> it is really interesting. if you take a look, jewelry, for example, will oftentimes be much less expensive when you buy it used and still a good purchase.
diamonds, if you are buying an engagement ring, for example, one of the biggest purchases people make in a lifetime, a great way to buy t used. also time shares. people will go out and say i want to buy a timeshare. 67% is the discount you can get by just buying that timeshare used and can rent it and office furniture great to be used it is very durable, meant to last and a lot of offices when they vacate the premises sell that furniture. >> makes sense. things are absolutely should buy new bike helmet, when it comes to safety -- >> you can't compromise. and what they will tell you, according to the experts, one time of use where a bike helmet hits the ground in an accident, that's done. that means it won't work again. >> and you won't see a crack. >> exactly. it will crack inside, what it is meant to do to break the fall. it is very important, buy them new, it is worth the money. >> the same for car seats. i can tell you car seats are ridiculously expensive but you can get a good one for like
fifty bucks, a good price range now. >> you want to make sure you get it new because used, you don't know if it's been in an accident or had an issue. the one thing i will say a family member or relative or something like that and know the history, that's one thing. >> item make sure it is not on a recall list, what you have to do. lastly, why buy a vacuum cleaner new? >> they are so expensive but almost more expensive to use them and the more you use them it spews the dust out. the idea is to suck it in and clean it up. what's the points of a vacuum unless it does its job. >> give me other big-ticket things to buy new. >> first off, cribs because you don't know who assembled it and the same issue with recalling. digital and video cameras oftentimes are drop when people own them. have the brand new version and plasma and lcds, sometimes replacing them ends up costing you more. >> and you don't get the
but what really happened? cnn -- not me -- cnn says his assertion about his tax record was "just plain wrong." jerry brown went out there and took credit for the fact that the people of california voted for proposition 13, which lowered taxes, which he opposed. and now he's going around taking credit for it. he raised taxes as governor of california. he had a surplus when he took office and a deficit when he left. he doesn't tell the people the truth.
although we did it earlier we officially say welcome back maggie and also welcome michael tobin rodriguez. >> looks like he's 9! >> welcome to "the early show" family. >> he waves like a 5-year-old. >> mike was born june 13 n, just two days after maggie left for maternity leave. you like to cut it close. >> erica and i did the same thing. >> he's doing so well. he weighs 14 pounds already, three months old. good appetite. >> a big boy. >> big, delicious -- >> what preschool do you have him in. >> are you kidding?
the preschools are coming to hill. >> look at this boy. >> gosh it makes me miss him. >> looks yummy. >> he is super yummy. >> what a puddem, as we say. those cheeks are like inflatable. >> you should see the thighs they've got little rolls, very sweet. >> how hard this morning when you woke up at the crack of dawn. >> that part was easy. >> i know you tip toed in. >> i went to his crib and i got a little choked up when i left, i have to say. at the same time, it's good to have adult conversations again, more than -- [ laughter ] >> that's a stretch but we take it as a compliment. >> dave spit up during the last break. >> exactly. >> have a great day, everybody. your local news is next. >> thank you, guys. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
headlines... th first "express >> it is 8:55 a.m. good morning i am sydnie kohara. the bay area's first express lane now open for business. solo drivers i-680 southbound can pay to use the car pool lane. to use that express lane though you will need fast track depending on traffic it can cost any where from 30-cents to $6. locations of pg&es most dangerous natural gas pipeline expected to be released. public utilities commission asked the company for that information following the pipeline explosion in san bruno the pipe that blew up is being examined to find out what caused the explosion. grief counsellors on hand at novato high school to help students cope with a car crash that killed a 16-year-old boy a passenger in that bmw that slammed into a semitruck
our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people. and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that. right now look at westbound 580 continues to be a struggle.
pretty much looks like this, making matters worse, reports of a disabled vehicle. a gap there with green, chp is running a traffic break to get vehicle off to the side of the roadway. dublin interchange check this out, south 680, crawling along well beyond 580, down to 84 express lanes begin, you can see that portion of the roadway looks pretty nice overall. let's check your weather here is tracy. almost said traffic tracy. >> no worries, weather this morning, finally nothing but blue skies out there, looking out toward coat coyt tower. temperatures ranging, lower 80s inland, 80s around the bay slightly cooler conditions tuesday and wednesday more clouds expected and warmer temperatures, hot temperatures for the weekend, 90s inland, 70s for the coast ,,,,,,,,